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Grateful Dead Live at Capital Centre on 1978-11-23

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Grateful Dead Live at Capital Centre on 1978-11-23

Topics Soundboard, jools

Set 1

Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo ->
Franklin's Tower ->
New Minglewood Blues
Stagger Lee
Looks Like Rain
Tennessee Jed
Brown Eyed Women
The Music Never Stopped

Set 2

Samson And Delilah
Friend Of The Devil
Dancing In The Street ->
Terrapin Station ->
Playing In The Band ->
Drums ->
Space ->
Shakedown Street ->
Playing In The Band ->
Around And Around

U.S. Blues

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Capital Centre
Location Landover , MD

Source Master Soundboard Reel > Reel to Reel > Cassette > DAT> CDR


Reviewer: mklsgl - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 27, 2014
Subject: Thanksgiving 1978
C-Freedom: The Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins, 37-10, hence Weir's lament!

Reviewer: c-freedom - favoritefavoritefavorite - November 27, 2014
Subject: Dancing in the Streets
Pretty decent recording but missing 3 tunes from middle of set plus the MUSIC 1st set closer.
Jerry has some issues with his voice but he doesn't let that stop him from rocking out.
Highlight for me was the Dancing in the Streets. Just like the funkiness of it.
In this case the soundboard exposes Garcia's voice but I would still rather listen to a board or matrix then most audience recordings any day.
Bob says something about 'sorry about the Redskins' with the U,S, blues closer. They probably lost a Thanksgiving game?
Reviewer: ThomasMantellWilliams - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 13, 2013
Subject: I assure you that it was the Capital Center in Landover, Md....
as I was there with my girlfriend Renee. I thought there were good song selections and Passenger, Samson and Delilah, Terrapin and Shakedown Street stood out to me. It was on Thanksgiving and I remember everything being closed except one drive-through which had a line of cars completely around the building and down the block; wondering what it was as we drove by I saw the clerk hand a couple of cases of beer out the drive-through window!
Reviewer: brendanmcauley - favoritefavoritefavorite - May 13, 2013
Subject: This is in Landover MD- Great show!
This is a fun show- nice jams but some indesirable audience patches from a decent source albeit yet still dissapoints.

There are questions as to this shows location. It is from Capitol Centre in Landover MD, which is where the DC hockey team plays- the Dead played there roughly a couple dozen times. The next night (11/24)is from Passaicc NJ's Capital Theater. NIce dancin yet truncated and nice opening version of Franklins. Terrapin sort of fissles but is well played and the playing jams as well as shakedown are well executed. Jerrys voice is starting to crack...which is scene the next night, although infamous- 11/24 features a raspy Garcia. Its a great peice of music and collection material. 4 star playing but th erecording althogh a nice sbd, has too many audience patches to be truly enjoyable. I shut it off after the shakedown..Terrapin is also vertually all aud quality. Great show show just not terrific recording as a whole. After a while these audience patches degrade the experience- but hey I just listened to the entire show so thanks archive and thanks for the upload!.
Reviewer: NYCRR1961 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 2, 2013
Subject: Wait What About The Capitol Theater in Passaic NJ
I remember recording the 11/24/78 show which was the next night. That show was from the Capitol Theater in Passaic, NJ. I am not sure what the Capital Center is in MD. I also have shows saying they are from the Capital Center somewhere in NY.
Can anybody check deadbase on this one?


Reviewer: SteveEx - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - November 23, 2010
Subject: Capital Centre on 1978-11-23
Great Effin Show!
One of my favorites from amongst the entire archive!
Reviewer: fuckin jerk - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 9, 2008
Subject: nice
I could liston to this all day long! GREAt show
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